News : October 2011

Latest news on UKLA’s campaign against phonics test for 6 year olds

Monday, October 31, 2011

A letter from UKLA, signed by 18 other prominent organisations, was sent to The Rt. Hon. Michael Gove MP Secretary of State for Education on Monday 24th October. The letter voices the deep concerns of literacy experts about the government’s reading test for six year-olds. It argues that millions of pounds will be wasted as the test will fail to accurately identify children’s needs and that the high stakes approach will harm ‘enjoyment, comprehension and wider reading’...Read more>


Call for Proposals - UKLA 48th International Conference University of Leicester 6th - 8th July 2012

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

If you would like to submit a proposal for a workshop, seminar, research report or symposium to be delivered at the 2012 international conference...Read more>


ESRC three-year PhD Studentship at the Institute of Education

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Institute of Education at the University of London is currently advertising a ESRC three-year PhD Studentship (full-time) commencing January 2012, with the title of:   Video-based research in learning and examining forms of transcription...Read more>